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Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
from paul kane -- that story notes the good news for congress as it heads into the final workdays of the year. that is the subject we are talking about with you this morning. we have about a half an hour left to talk about it in this segment of the washington journal. terri is from memphis, tennessee on online for democrats. the republican congressmen have done exactly what they wanted to do. they had a playbook when obama was elected and they checked off everything on the checklist. make him an illegitimate president, reduce women's rights, roll back women's reproductive rights, keep illegals out of the country, stop everything that obama wants to do because that is what they wanted to do, to take as many days off as they want to, they go out and raise money for their elections. they are doing exactly what they want to. with just two weeks left in this first session of the hundred 13th congress, what do thing needs to be done here, what are the must do's before congress gets out of town at the we of the month? caller: need to pass a budget. they need to do something about immigra
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> thank you. [applause] >> next on c-span, republican senator rand paul of kentucky speaking yesterday at the detroit economic club about jobs and the economy. after that, "washington journal." live at 7:00 a.m. eastern. followed by a house subcommittee hearing on the status of disability claims at the veterans affairs epartment. [applause] >> well, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice brisk detroit, michigan day. it's my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky, the united states senator. he was elected in 2010 and certainly has made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberty and fiscal responsibility. and a warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative proposals, cutting of $500 billion federal funding proposal and a plan to balance the federal budget in just 5 years. he has since introduced similar bills with growing support. in the senate, senator rand serves on the foreign relations committee, the health and education and labor and pension, homeland security, a
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Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
journal." host: paul singer is the politics editor of "usa today." thank you for being with us. rick to see you. great to to see you -- see you. host: let's talk about the legislative week because it is a busy week for washington. the only time the house and senate are in session, what can you expect? guest: the first thing we can hope for is a budget deal, particularly between paul ryan and patty murray in the senate. there is every signal that we could get a two-year budget he'll that would allow all of us to no longer worry about shutdowns in january. host: there have been some talk that some of the big-ticket items, medicare, medicaid, social security, would be part of this agreement. guest: there will be a little bit more -- basically trying to get rid of the sequester funding cuts. there will be a little bit more order in the spending levels. i think the major victory here is buying two years of stability and sanity. that is what the real victory for both sides will be. host: we'll patty murray have senate democrats on board? guest: he doesn't need them all. as usual, you need
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Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
work on a compromise led by senator's -- by senator patty murray of washington state and paul ryan from wisconsin. here is a preview of our discussion with representative adam smith. >> congress has to wake up and understand the budgets are getting smaller. that is just the way it is, so let us make some intelligent decisions on how to do it instead of trying to defend every little piece of the budget . i think the president has tried to take hold of this approach. i hope congress tends to be more cooperative. certainly costs are going to have to be more of a part of it. we have to be sure we have the training and necessary -- joining our conversation is representative adam smith. newsmakers as every sunday at 10 a.m. eastern time. a rebroadcast at 6 p.m. eastern. two other items from the sunday paper i want to bring to your attention before we take a quick , first from "the new york times," a compelling photograph of america at its plainest. what makes people stay back of this is from "the new york times" sunday magazine. and they look from "the washington post" out look session -- out
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Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
-mail, and twitter. tonight, republican senator rand paul of kentucky speaking at the detroit economic club about jobs and the economy. former secretaries of state madeleine albright and hillary clinton come a remembering south african president nelson mandela. and a white house briefing with secretary jay carney. >> the book affairs events from washington, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house event, briefings, and conferences. and complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now you can watch us in hd. >> republican senator rand paul at the detroit economic club. some have considered him as a presidential candidate although he himself has not made any formal announcement. this event is part of the road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] cracks good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice brisk detroit michigan day, it is my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certain
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Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
of human rights as not being something given to you but something you are endowed with. paul, thank you because you stood your ground. you stood in the face of another horror that was almost unimaginable. the horror of genocide in our time. you saved and protected others in a great example not only of courage but of compassion. as we gather here, we are reminded of those who have given so much to ensure that the hope that is represented in tom's legacy lives on. this foundation really embodies tom's spirit. it's quite humbling for people like mat lynn albright my dear friend and i to know that secretaries of state come and go but what remains is that profound commitment to making a difference in whatever position we find ourselves and standing up and speaking out for those who might otherwise never have a voice. i'm deeply honored to be given this award particularly on behalf of two causes near and dear to my heart women's rights and internet freedom. i want to acknowledge publicly the great work that to mica, tom's grandson did for me in the state department and continues to do in that
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
reports say paul ryan and patty murray are nearing an agreement on a budget deal that would raise spending to about $1 trillion. looking to replace some automatic spending cuts set to start in january. republicans would agree to more federal spending, steps that could avoid another government shutdown next year. workers expected to walk off their jobs and the protests have begun in detroit. dozens of demonstrators have lined up outside a mcdonald's restaurant protesting what one forcalled "slave wages" fast food wages. raising pay to $15 an hour. are also expected to join workers on the strike lines. that a gunman has killed a u.s. citizen in benghazi. the person was working at a school. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences, and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we're c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funde
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
for the party at ron paul to ron republicans did paul at the convention was disgusting. the party because -- took over the republican party. that's a jewish movement. controls the foreign policy. is led by the nose by netanyahu and they were horrible. who's the biggest influence the white house outside of the political realm. >> strong opposition to iran at iran deal.on the six months for now will some how much pressure is being applied for the pro israel israeli d the government. he governs on an insular way, it's a phrase used a lot. he keeps his own counsel, he listens to a small amount of people. e pays attention to the democratic base. he raises a lot of money for the midterm elections. responsive quite a bit to democratic concerns. is. he pays careful attention b to the government, and the allies.l lot has to do with the ideology and the importance he places on the security. or sure if it's overstated bigger than is outsized. it's an me time, important part of what he feels about iran and going forward. >> don, good morning. >> good morning. i've been on g, this phone 15, 20 minutes
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Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
-span, rand paul speaking at the detroit economic club about the jobs and the economy. secretaries ormer of state madeliene albright and hillary clinton remembering former south african president, nelson mandela. and with the white house with press secretary jay carney. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. n this nice brisk detroit, michigan day, it's my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. the united states senator. e was elected in 2010 and certainly has made his mark in just a very short time. outspoken to be an champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. and a warrior against government overreach. proposals, rst cutting a funding proprose sal nd a plan to balance the federal budget in just five years. he has since introduced similar bills with growing support. n the senate, senator rand served on the foreign relations committee, the health, education, and labor and pension homeland security, and government affairs and the small business committee. a graduate of duke university paolo of medicine, dr. was a practicing ophthalmolo
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Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
-span's "q and >> republican senator rand paul spoke at the detroit economic club about jobs and the economy. legislation hew plans on introducing when the senate returns this week. some have considered him as a potential candidate in the next presidential election, though he himself has not made any formal announcement. event is part of c-span's road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice, brisk detroit michigan day. introduce dr. to rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. he was elected in 2010 and certainly has made his mark in a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for constitutional liberties and fiscal responsibility. and a warrior against government overreach. among his first legislative proposals, cutting a $500 billion federal spending proposal and a plan to balance the federal budget in just five years. he has since introduced several bills with growing support. in the senate, he serves on the foreign relations committee. education, labor and pension, homeland security, and government affairs and
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Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> in the documentary about ikileaks, james paul, he said he took a copy of the encrypted documents to his house. but in this case, you're certain it didn't happen. >> yes, the material was held mean, we -- we're not blind to the sensitivity of material. we went to more precautions over his material than any other story we've ever had. >> final question. >> this is not being carried around in that way. >> okay. any other question. is that one story? story or e tor anything else? >> related to dinas. that falls story under political embarrassment national security and the leaders of the g-20 meeting. >> thank you. >> in your lecture in november 2011, you said the number of riteria, five tests, journalists must follow if hey're going to be involved in the behavior and the guardian is commended by this committee and others. think what you have done meets the five tests in regards sufficient calls, the methods used that that is proper and it's the recent prospect of success. met this test? >> we were discussing that this week. they're very good tests. it's versus good authority. it's proportionalty.
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Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm EST
. [applause] >> senator paul, thank you so very, very much. what a privilege it has been to be your host today, and what a privilege it has been for you to lay out your plans at the detroit economic club. we so appreciate it. dottie, thank you so much. ladies and gentlemen, we know you're busy. thank you for investing time with us today, and with that, this meeting is adjourned. thank you for being with us. have a great day. things escalate so quickly, a moment that seems so loving can just turn and flip and be so out of control. this is one of those days and it ended with adam packing to leave, and sasha going through his things and slaying a hidden hidden -- seeing a handgun. asking what is this, and he said i'm going to sell it. they had no money. she held the gun, and he went in the room and came out with a shotgun. and really tried to jam it at her, so she would get her goat so much and hold the trigger and kill him. as i describe in the hook, she wanted to. >> they return home is only half the story. the u.s. is the man of infantry. in, there are tables out in front with lots of pamphlet
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Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
was working on getting a woman on the supreme court. john paul stevens is safe to say probably would not have been her first choice but she wasn't doing the choosing. >> you're on the air. caller: thank you very much. i love this show. i read somewhere that mrs. ford was older than president ford and i wonder if that was true. >> no, actually he was five years her senior. >> we've talked in the series about the use of the white house for entertaining but that entertaining has hey political purpose. to start that we're going to go to the ford museum in grand rapids where there are elements of her style and how she approached that aspect of her job. let's watch. >> havend in hand with mrs. ford's love for dance was her love for design and fashion as well. particularly she wanted to promote american fashion. these are some of her dresses and gowns from her first ladies period this. is a gown that she wore to her first head of state event. king hussein of jordan. it was designed by a lady named frankie welch who had a boutique in virginia. this also next one also is a welch dress and this she wor
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
of the supreme court. she took that position in 2010 and filled the vacancy of justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecturer here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in "time," she was named as one of their 100 most influential people in the world. i want to read to you what they had to say about our speaker today. "elena kagan the persuader. a lot of people like to talk about the swing court but every supreme court justice has one vote to cast and eight colleagues. what makes a justice particularly influential is the ability to persuade the others to agree and that depends on the effectiveness of the justices reasoning. in that respect, elena kagan has what it takes to be a highly influential supreme court justice. she has demonstrated herself to be an incisive legal thinker, both in her written opinions and in her questions from the bench. she is also an excellent communicator with the kind of crisp and direct style that will make her persuasive
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Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
that in today's budget agreement. >> i am hopeful paul ryan and patty murray will come to a that can passnt both the house and senate. paul ryan came in today and gave us an update of where they were. i am hopeful they will be able to work this out but there is clearly no agreement. on the farm bill, i have not seen any real progress. we have to pass a one- month extension of the farm bill, i think we will be prepared to do that. think all of it would be extended for a month. i have made it clear that the house is going to leave next friday. you all know me pretty well. i mean what i say and i say what i mean. >> numbers level back in monday at noon eastern for general speeches. 2 p.m. eastern for legislative work. watch the house line is always here on c-span. on c-span, "washington journal" looks at the mission and role of the national institutes of health. startek live at seven: 30 eastern with director francis collins on their medical research priorities, future projects, and the impact of sequestration. at 8:00, allergy and infectious diseases director anthony foutch green,lowed by eric dir
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Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
.m., a look at the national institute of mental health. all with your calls and comments, live on c-span. paul will be speaking at the detroit economic club on friday to announce his new proposal on jobs and the economy. you can see a live here on c- span. after the end of legislative business this week, eric cantor and steny hoyer talked about the house agenda and the end of legislative year. this is 30 minutes. >> i thank the gentleman from maryland for yielding. on monday the house will meet at noon for legislative debate. no votes are scheduled on monday. on tuesday, wednesday, and thursday, the house will meet at 10 a.m. and at noon for legislative business. friday the house will meet for business. the last votes are expected no later than 3 p.m. the house will consider suspensions. of those i am pleased to announce the house will consider act, the first research which has over 2000 cosponsors and put into practice what i hope we will all agree on, which is to place a priority on .ediatric medical research there are a number of items available nexte week, including the sustainable growth
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Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
solutions that get government out of the way. we will bring you live remarks from kentucky senator rand paul speaking at the detroit economic club at 12:35 eastern right here on c-span feared also life during the 12:00 our on c-span2, discussion on hospital admission policies for medicare patients and how that impacts out-of- pocket expenses at 12:15 eastern. also at 12:15 on c-span3, for presidentialan candidate john huntsman and evan bayh will speak about politics. they are cochairs of a group called no labels. again, today at 12:15 eastern. you can feed on c-span3. -- you can see it on c-span3. >> i am a combat vet. i served in the navy for seven years before i was medically retired. i contracted a terminal lung of these in iraq. i also crushed both of my hands, parts of my hand and had to have my hands rebuilt. i am 100% disabled. i can no longer work, and my life expectancy down is probably less than two years. my husband is my primary caregiver. i don't need anything from the va any longer. my comp located claim took four years to adjudicate. not once enough for years that i ever prese
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Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
, kentucky senator rand paul was asked about unemployment benefits. here is his response. >> i do support unemployment benefits for the 26 weeks they are paid for. if extended beyond that you do a disservice to these workers. a study came out a few months ago that said if you had a worker who is unemployed for four weeks and went to 99 weeks, who would you hire? nearly 100% said that they would always hire the person who had been out of work for only four weeks. when you allow a person to become unemployed for 99 weeks, you allow them to become part of the perpetually unemployed in our economy and pilot seemed good, it does a disservice to the people you are trying to help. black unemployment in america has doubled white unemployment and has not budgeted under this president. a lot of african-americans voted for them, but i do not think it is working. >> how do you persuade the african-american voter that in the inner-city you will not spend more government money, you are going to vote to let the unemployment benefits lapse? how do you persuade the black voter that this is good for them,
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Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
, d.c. nine they will be found in capitals where governors like john and mary and myself and paul lapage -- i mean, that is where the solutions that are going to face americans. frankly, we don't need to talk negative about the president of the united states. he has taken care of that pretty much on his own with his health care program. but what are the alternatives? i happen to think that the alternatives are not one-size- fits-all, that washington all too often wants to impose upon us, but allow the innovators in ohio, allowed the innovators in oklahoma -- i believe that a blue state governor has got to feel that they can put health care plans in their state together better than some bureaucrat in washington, d.c. talking to people's hearts is that messaging part of it, whether it is dealing with immigration, which i will suggest to you as an aside that the immigration debate will change substantially in the next 18 to 24 months especially if mexico is successful in liberalizing their oil and gas exploration policies and allow the private sector to come in and probably contract
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Dec 2, 2013 12:30am EST
justice of the supreme court. 2010ook that position in of filled the vacancy justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecture here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in time, she was named as one of their most -- 100 most influential people in the world. read to you what they had to say about our speaker today. "elena kagan the persuader. a lot of people like to talk about the swing court but every supreme court justice has one vote to cast and eight colleagues. what makes a justice particularly influential is the ability to persuade the others to agree and that depends on the effectiveness of the justices reasoning. in that respect, elena kagan has what it takes to be a highly influential supreme court justice. she has demonstrated herself to be an incisive legal thinker, both in her written opinions and in her questions from the bench. -- she is also an excellent communicator with the kind of crisp and direct style that will make her persuasive,
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Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
lowered for a foreign dignitary was for pope john paul ii in 2005. on capitol hill friday, former secretary of state hillary clinton talked about nelson mandela. here's some of what she had to say. >> we neat on the day after the oss of a giant among us, someone who, by the power of his example, demonstrated unequivocally how each of us can choose how we will respond to those injustices and grievances, those sorrows and tragedies that afflict all of humankind. nelson mandela will be remembered for many things. he will be certainly remembered or the way he led, his dignity , his extraordinary understanding, not just of how to bring democracy and freedom to his beloved south africa, but how important it was that he first brought freedom to himself. as i spent time with him, starting in 1992 until just in he last year and a half, i was ways struck by the depth of his self-knowledge, of his awareness about how hard it is , of ve a life of integrity service, but to combine within ones self the contradictions that he lived with, a lawyer and a freedom fighter, a prisoner and a leader, a
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Dec 9, 2013 12:35am EST
. >> in the documentary about wikileaks, james paul, he said he took a copy of the encrypted documents to his house. but in this case, you're certain it didn't happen. >> yes, the material was held in -- in -- i mean, we -- we're not blind to the sensitivity of this material. we went to more precautions over this material than any other story we've ever had. >> final question. >> this is not being carried around in that way. >> okay. >> any other question. is that one story? is that the tor story or anything else? >> related to dinas. >> that's a story that falls under political embarrassment and national security and the leaders of the g-20 meeting. >> thank you. >> in your lecture in november of 2011, you said the number of criteria, five tests, journalists must follow if they're going to be involved in the behavior and the guardian is commended by this committee and others. do you think what you have done meets the five tests in regards to sufficient calls, the methods used that that is proper authority and it's the recent prospect of success. have you met this test? >> we were discussing that t
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Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
after ron paul and after what republicans did to ron paul, the convention was totally disgusting, i left the party -- the their priority neocons took over republican party, which is a jewish obama is still being andby the nose by netanyahu they run our congress and it is horrible. >> who do you think are the big ,nfluencers on this white house outside the political realm? rachel's point, they are in strong opposition with obama on the iran deal. whether or not in six months ago, where obama is on that deal, will in some ways reveal how much pressure is being from some pro-israel groups and the israeli government. governs in an insular way. that is a phrase used a lot. his own counsel. he listens to a small group of people. he pays attention to the democratic base. he has been raising a lot of money for midterm elections, which makes him responsive quite a bit to democratic concerns. he pays careful attention to israel and its government and powerful allies here. a lot of that has to do with his own ideology. i am not sure the influences over stated. or bigger an outsized. at the same tim
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Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
majority leader cantor and hoyer on the u.n. legislative agenda. >> kentucky senator rand paul will be speaking at the detroit economic club friday to announce his new proposal on jobs and the economy. you can see a live starting at 12: 35 eastern here on c-span. and on c-span 3, former utah governor and presidential candidate jon huntsman and former indiana governor and senator evan bayh will talk about bipartisanship. live at 12: teen p.m. eastern. -- 12:15 p.m. eastern. >> things escalate so quickly. a moment that seemed so loving can just turn and flip and be so out of control. this is one of those days and it leavewith adam packing to and going through his things and finding a hidden handgun. he said i just want to take this and sell it if i want some money. on top of the other pressures, they have no money. just held the gun and he went in the room and came out with a shotgun and really tried to jam it at her. he wanted to get her go so much that she would pull the trigger and kill him. this is based on what she told me -- she wanted to. >> david hinkle follows a man sund
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Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
is now in the most you will area, and paul could scarcely travel the road to demascus in syria. the debate in the house of commons began with a staggering statistic, namely that one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. one christian is killed every 11 minutes somewhere on earth for their faith. the focus of the commons debate was on the persecution of christians, several noted that whether or not you are a person of faith, all should be concerned by this troubling trend. ultimately, freedom of religion weather for s a bell other cherished freedoms where this first freedom is compromised, the whole human rights is under assault. in country after country, freedom of religion is indeed compromised and christians, to borrow a phrase from history, are the eye of the gathering storm. this is perhaps no more true than in the middle east. here we see governmental, societal and communal violence and repression against religious communities with specifically targets religious minorities, including christians. these realities have been exacerbated by th
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00am EST
" is life -- today on c- span, will "washington journal" is live. paul, senator rand speaks. minutes, national institutes of health director dr. francis collins. andiscusses the role of nih the effect of automatic spending cuts on their work. at it a clock a.m. eastern, of anthony fauci, director the infectious diseases research. talkster, erica green about how human genome research is changing medical treatments burden on a clock, national cancer institute director dr. harold varmus gives an update on camncer research. later, dr. thomas insel. >> we have lost one of the most influential and profoundly good ever beings that we will share time with on this earth. he no longer belongs to us. he belongs to the ages. good morning. the world is remembering a south african leader. this headline this morning from "the los angeles times" on the passing of nelson mandela. here in washington and around the country, flags are at half staff to pay tribute to africa's first black president.
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
-mail, and twitter. tonight, republican senator rand paul of kentuckyak
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
] >> later tonight on c-span, we will have remarks by kentucky senator rand paul who poke at -- spoke at the detroit economic club and talked about dealing with jobs and the economy. his comments tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span. >> i served in the navy for seven years before i was medically retired. i contracted a terminal lung disease in iraq and crushed both of my hands and had to have them rebuilt. work and theer life expectancy is down less than three years. the complicated claim took four years to adjudicate. i am here not to represent my claim or my issues. my husband and i are here to make sure that this panel and everyone that will listen to us will understand that cases like and unfortunately like others, are not isolated. just in the last six months, they are dealing with complex claims that are being denied over and over again. >> e-house veterans affairs subcommittee hearing on dealing with the backlog and processing disability claims. the current morning show host, joe scarborough. a.m.past midnight at 12:15 and 50 years ago, as a nation the vice president was sworn int
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Dec 8, 2013 1:00am EST
by national captioning institute] [no audio] paul singer looks into efforts to reintroduce the health care law. and the 2014 midterms. the marasco talks about november jobs numbers. in the state of u.s. chinese relations. washington journal is live on c- span. >> in this after war, things escalate quickly. can got it seems loving out of control. with adam hacking -- hacking. -- packing. pressures,he other she held the gun and he came out with a shotgun, and tried to jam it out or so she would get the gun and pull the trigger at them. >> the return home is half the story. david finkel follows then of the infantry sunday night at 8:00. has one of the largest education achievement gaps between white and minority students. the connecticut governor spoke about his efforts to focus on early childhood education to close the gap. >> good afternoon, everyone. we will go ahead and get started. how are you doing this afternoon? i am director of education policy studies at the american enterprise institute. welcome all of you for this promising and intriguing conversation with connecticut governor dan mal
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Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
? if this is the case, let israel have more of the high ground by paul -- calling his bluff. winning the debate, and changing completely its positioning, and be in a much better position regarding iran, where people do not listen to us right now because of ongoing occupation. >> it is not our dialogue, but i think all of our direction on the palestinian region, it is the wrong direction, and we must take a timeout for some time to explain for ourselves why are we in this deadlock. least favor up until today. the second, iranian issue. i do not discuss publicly the iranian issues, and i'm not ready to say something in addition to what i said. i think it is really syria's decision, and stereo's this vision is impossible not to interview, it is a long discussion. i'm not sure that all the people here have all of the information, and they know to take decisions out and understand all of the this is in picture and details. --is not like and white black-and-white. must take the decisions, not in public opinion, but really in some discussions in the cabinet with people that have all of the information
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Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
, and republicans are not willing to do tax hikes. paul ryan and patty murray basically decided that they were not going to go after the sacred cow of the other party. they were just going to it something that was possible, and they decided by looking at all these failed attempts in the past, we will not go there. we will do something that is much smaller, but doable. host: we are talking with ian swanson. there will still be a big budget debate in early 2014. what does that look like? will: one thing this deal not do is it will not raise the debt ceiling. at some point exterior they will have to do that. it is a legal -- little difficult to forecast when it will be, in part because the economy is starting to behave more strongly and as a result that extends the time in which the treasury department can do things. they call them extraordinary measures, to prevent hungers from having to raise the debt ceiling. at some point in time congress will have to do that. the earliest is february, but much more likely that it is sometime close to the spring or even the beginning of the summer . then you
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. since yout to know, guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these empower patients, and power consumers, and americans in their health care decision. we deal with tort reform. there is of that in obamac
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Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
had for 20 years, you're going to be very upset. it is because of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. as far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. what i want to know, since you guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these decisions, we empower patients, we empower consumers and americans in
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Dec 4, 2013 3:00am EST
that, i don't know about the other but it seems like bo cooper, former ins general counsel, paul virtue, former ins general counsel, these are general counsels of the ins, each of them established that the president of the does have prosecutorial discretion when he gets to decide who to prosecute and who not to. that is what he did. he sent children aside, said i'm not going to longer prosecute them because they do not present an imminent threat. guess what, mr. chairman? year-and-a-half later, 500,000 of them are walking around and i assure you, because i know the way this place works, if you could find one and bring them up here that sheets how he has caused some danger or some harm that person would have already have come but the fact is they're not. they're working in congressional offices. three are working in my congressional office, filling out forms. they're american citizens in everything but a piece of paper. all i want to do, and i want to establish because the chairman is absolutely correct. i'm going to say this for my point. when we were in charge in 2007 and 2008, we were
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
the honorable paul cook to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. boehner, n a. speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2013, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for mornin
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Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
is being done in the medicare base already is a good idea. >> that republican paul ryan budget included provisions to repeal the affordable care act including the important reforms to medicare, the closing of the coverage gap known as the doughnut hole and preventive services that are such a great benefit to many of the neighbors and a wellness exams and important medicare fraud prevention provisions. do you support the repeal yes or no because my time has run out. >> just yes or no real quick because my time is up. >> yes or no. [laughter] >> of the reforms in medicare to include it in. >> there are parts that should be repealed. >> beneficiaries would be pretty upset if they were repealed. >> i think protections are important. they need to be continued and be in place. >> i would answer differently depending on the provision. >> the chair recognizes the gentleman and the chair emeritus for fiv five-minute. >> i arrived late and i didn't get to hear the testimony. >> the gentle lady from illinois for five minutes for a question. >> i just wanted to make the point is tha that i think th
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Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
? >> a possible deal on the budget. tiny marie and paul ryan seem to be approaching some kind of agreement dealing with the sequester as well as some other revenue increased others -- s.creaser' we can move forward on spending bills. loc is insisting unemployment benefits need to be part of the discussion. why is that? might that be an item that is a hurdle for them? >> it expires the week after christmas. several democrats want to see that extended another year. that is not being included in the budget deal. speaker boehner has left the door then. he said he would be open to having another extension. he has not figured out how they're going to get done or if it will get done. >> what happens if they cannot reach a budget agreement? there is no real repercussions immediately. the government stays open. they have about another month to find some other way to get it beyond the deadline. >> we know they have been working on the farm bill. can we expect to see both? >> it would be unlikely. they're trying to come back together. it is like a race between the farm bill and the conference committee tryin
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Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
:00 on c- "q&a." >> this morning on "washington editor," "usa today" paul singer looks at efforts to reintroduce the health care law, the outlook for a budget deal, and the 2014 midterm elections and the 2016 presidential elections. then "wall street journal" reporter eric morath talks about the jobs numbers. lampton on vice president trip -- on the vice president's trip to china. "washington journal" is next. ♪ good morning, it is a back to work week for the u.s. senate and the only week old houses in congress will be in session. negotiations sums on a possible agreement, the farm bill, and others are just some of the topics that will lead the debate in what is expected to be a busy five days for lawmakers. the flag of the u.s. capitol remains at half staff in honor of nelson mandela. the white house announced that the president and mr. obama -- and mrs. obama will be joined by presidents carter, clinton, and george w.
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Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
a ways to go. host: we have an e-mail from paul. host: talk to us about the politics of this budget negotiation. guest: well, the politics does complicate budget negotiations. if you go in a room with budget experts and the cameras are not on, you could have some logical debates about these issues. politicians -- tend to play to their base. on the republican side, you do not get a lot of votes by we should think copper mines with the democrats and that includes some tax breaks." it is easy for an opponent to attack you. on the democratic side, it is difficult to say, "we should look at these long-term benefits and maybe we should scale some of them back." that is a tough message on the democratic side. what you need to do for a long- term budget deal is compromise on those things. that is a skill that seems to be diminishing on capitol hill. i am afraid you had into a campaign season and it makes it more difficult to achieve a budget deal. in texas on our line for democrats. caller: how are you doing? louis brandeis said we must make our choice. we may have democracy or what may hav
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Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
, 2013. i hereby appoint the honorable paul cook to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. boehner, n a. speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2013, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour ebate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties with each party limited to one hour and each member other than the majority and minority leaders and the minority whip , but in o five minutes no event shall debate continue eyond 11:50 a.m. the chair recognizes the gentleman from north carolina, mr. jones, for five minutes. mr. jones: mr. speaker, thank you. yesterday, i came to the floor to speak about the bilateral strategic agreement and the fact that president karzai has refused to sign the proposal offered by the administration. since we have been in afghanistan, 2,285 americans have given their lives for our country and 19,514 have been wounded. the time has come for congress to understand history. from the days of alexander the great
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Dec 2, 2013 3:30am EST
or somebody else. i am a pulp). -- i am a paul ryan fan. but the stench of dysfunction that emanates from washington right now, it is hard to disguise and shake off. chris christie's record and jeb's record would stand up for scrutiny from republican conservatives. i may not agree follow that, but it is hard to argue that jeb bush did not govern as a conservative in his eight years in florida. he did not raise taxes once. i think he would be a terrific candidate. i think he seriously is thinking about it. he is intrigued by it. he is a very disciplined guy. i do not think he is going to seriously think about it and make a decision until next year. next summer. maybe a little bit later than that. around that summer. boys --love to see his voice and the baby part of it. i think you bring so much to the table. he will not be afraid to say what he feels he needs to say. jeb bush has been out of power , what?ce -- i try to forget the following years and the rick scott years. jeb has been out of power for six years, and no, seven years. and he is still relevant. in the political debate. i would
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